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How to Set Two Step Authentication (2FA) on Your Whatsapp

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Whtasapp 2 step authentication is one if the  best feature whatsapp have establish for security and safety of your account , which was revealed on January 2017 and now available on the latest Whatsapp.

What do Whatsapp 2 step authentication means ?

Whatsapp 2 step authentication is a powerful whatsapp security that enable you to set a passcode to your whatsapp phone number , which when set, they will never get access to your account even if someone try to register with your phone number on another phone, the whatsapp will ask for the passcode that you set on your account, so with this feature is also referring as whatsapp password ,

This feature has been available for beta testers for quite a while but just rolled out to normal WhatsApp users. WhatsApp just became a safer chat platform with the roll out of the two-factor authentication to 1 billion users.

2FA is an enhanced security measure that adds a second layer to the log-in process, making it more difficult for intruders to access your account.

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How to setup whatsapp 2 authentication

    1. first of all you need to download the latest on your phone
    2. Go to account settings in WhatsApp, you’ll see a new Two-step verification option. Tap it to get to a screen that explains what 2-step verification is and get the option to enable it.
    3. Enter a 6-digit passcode that you’ll be asked for each time you try to register your phone number with WhatsApp, and confirm it.

  1. You’ll also need to give an email address that will be used to reset your passcode should in case you forget it.Once that’s done, two-step verification will be active on your phone number. No one will be able to activate WhatsApp with the same phone number unless they have the passcode or access to the email account to reset it.


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